#dark acadamia aesthetic

I don't think I can sleep now, as these lines will continue to haunt me tonight :'(

“In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently

‘It is not violence that best overcomes hate—nor vengeance that most certainly heals injury.’

"We read to know we're not alone." - William Nicholson, Shadowlands

But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.


Instead of taking me to pub, take me to a museum where we can make out in a dark corner where walls are adorned with art,

“Everything I know, I know because of love.”  ― Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

“What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.” ― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Instead of going to Paris to attend lectures, go to the public library, and you won't come out for twenty years, if you

“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.” ― Mary Oliver

So therefore I dedicate myself to myself, to my art, my sleep, my dreams, my labors, my suffrances, my loneliness, my


all i ever do is procrastinate by yearning for hours and live on ridiculous amounts of shakespeare and lana del rey references,...

"Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon." - Emily Dickinson

I do not speak as I think, I do not think as I should, and so it all goes on in helpless darkness.  - Franz Kafka,